Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Tartan Tuesday

Friends, it has been one doozy of a day. I've spent the last several hours working on Spanish homework online (why can foreign language not be a little less... foreign to me?), and I think my brain will explode soon. I needed a break, and of course, I headed over to Pinterest for some respite. I've noticed a bit of a pattern in my pins lately... Tartan. (Did you see that pun in there? Because it wasn't intended, but once I saw it, I had to highlight it. I know, I'm too much.)

I've kind of always had a thing for Tartan. Especially Tartan skirts.

Exhibit A: Christmas 2013 at Grandma and Grandpas' house. My authentically English skirt, complete with buckles. 

Exhibit B: Tacky Christmas Sweater Party 2013. This wool J.Crew skirt is a bit big, so it kind of comes off as frumpy, but with some alterations, it'll be a classic. 

Exhibit C: Christmas Party 1997. Back in the day, my tartan bloomers, cuffs, collar, and headband accented my velvet dress perfectly. (Also, thank goodness I learned to smile.)

As you can see, I've got the tartan skirt on lock (not pictured: a blue tartan skirt and matching shoes from the Gap. Again, I know I'm too much.). Here are some different tartan pieces I'm loving and pinning:
This tartan shirt-dress. 


This gorgeous (and sold out) Zara scarf.

 These crazy-cozy looking blankets. 

And even though this probably doesn't qualify as tartan, I'm sharing, because Anna Kendrick. That's why. 

I like how warm and smart tartan looks. Definitely my favorite colder-weather pattern. What do y'all think? Hope everyone is having a fabulous week!

Ta-ta(rtan) for now!
 (Please don't judge me. I'm just bordering on delusional right now.)

6 comments:

  1. Oh I love tartan!

    Lauren,
    http://www.atouchofsoutherngrace.com/

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    1. It's just a classic, isn't it?! Thanks for stopping by, Lauren :)

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  2. oh girl, i'm obsessed with tartan! especially that zara scarf!!

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  3. Oh my goodness, that zara scarf is so perfect, why does it have to be sold out?! I've definitely been loving tartan scarves this season!

    xoxo,
    caroline
    vaisforlillylovers.blogspot.com

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    1. I know, Caroline! My thoughts exactly!!

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